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The Elderly and Alcohol Abuse

Depressed seniors sometimes self-medicate with alcohol. Because seniors are also often isolated, the problem may be hidden from caregivers and friends. Find out how to get help for an elderly person who is abusing alcohol.

Articles About Elderly Alcohol Abuse
  • Alcohol and the Elderly Update
    With the help of non-alcoholic beverages, Charlie's drinking habits have been reined in, yielding positive effects. That doesn't mean there haven't been some bumps in the road along the way, though.
  • Alcohol and the Elderly
    Charlie drinks wine to drown his sorrows, making his dementia worse and causing him to fall. But things have changed for the better since I decided to put my foot down.
 






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